Patricia J. McGinnis
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AGE: 76 • New Egypt
Patricia J. McGinnis, 76, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born and raised in Mt. Clemens, MI, she had 5 brothers and 5 sisters. She moved east in 1959 and settled in New Egypt, NJ in 1979.
Patricia is survived by her husband of 54 years, Erwin J. McGinnis; a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Gene Wilson, also of New Egypt; 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Erwin J. "Butch" McGinnis Jr. of North Hanover, Michael and Erika McGinnis of Allentown, and Jeffrey and Deanna McGinnis of Eastampton; and 6 grandchildren, Peter, Sean, Angel, Matthew, Daniel, and Patrick. She is also survived by her sister, Helen Marsack and her brother, Robert Reetz, both of Mt. Clemens, MI.
She was a loving wife and devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved to read, bake, cook, watch ice hockey, and spend as much time as possible with her family. She enjoyed playing games with her grandchildren, especially cards. She always gave selflessly and helped anyone in any way she could.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday evening, April 4 and again from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday morning, April 5 at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street, New Egypt, NJ 08533 (www.tilghmanfh.com), with a prayer service at 8 p.m. Friday evening. A Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5 at the Church of the Assumption Chapel, 76 Evergreen Road in New Egypt with burial to follow in Assumption Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Patricia's memory may be made to her favorite charity,
, Attn: Memorial Dept., P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148 use Tribute #35705050 (www.stjude.org).
Tilghman Funeral Home - New Egypt
52 Main Street New Egypt, NJ 08533
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 1, 2014